ASFA is proud to announce that the following members have been awarded life membership of the Association:

Brent Gardiner (Palmerston North, NZ)

  • An original member of ASFA, and served for many years on the original Editorial Board of the Journal of Solution Focused Practice. Brent Has been recognised as being one of the most respected clinicians and academics in the Solution Focused movement in Australasia.

Michael Durrant (Sydney, NSW)

  • Michael was the founder of both ASFA and of the Journal of Solution Focused Practice. He is a well-respected clinician and author internationally, and is responsible for teaching, inspiring and mentoring many (most) of the solution focused therapists in Australasia.

David Hains (Adelaide, SA)

  • David served as President of ASFA from 2018 to 2022, assisting ASFA to grow to a sustainable level. In 2019, along with Sara Jordan (USA), took the original journal to the world stage by establishing an international management committee, and published the journal on a free open-access platform through the University of Nevada Las Vegas.